May 2017

Achievement Unlocked Ostomy Pouch Change in a Public Restroom
When you have an ostomy, your ostomy is with you all of the time. It doesn't go away when you are shopping, working, or running. As an ostomate you will need to find ways to make your ostomy work in every situation. Not just when you are in the comfort of your own home. You will need to change or empty your ostomy system while you are away from home. In order to change your ostomy pouch in a public restroom you will need to plan ahead. This is an important achievement to unlock for anyone with an ostomy. Having an ostomy does not mean your life is reduced to your home, you will be able to do all the things you enjoyed before. Learning how to care for your ostomy takes time and patience but it is worth it. [More]